Arriving early? Join AMRPA for a free reception for all conference attendees on Thursday, June 6th, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM ET at the Grand Rapids Art Museum - Miller Veranda, 101 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (walkable from the Holiday Inn Hotel). Beer, wine and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. Guests will have access to tour the Museum free of charge. It's Festival of the Arts weekend in Grand Rapids!
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Friday, June 7th, 2019

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Kent Riddle, CEO, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Legislative Update
Kate Beller, JD, Executive Vice President for Government Relations and Policy Development, AMRPA

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

AMRPA Regulatory Engagement
Jonathan Gold, JD, Regulatory and Government Relations Counsel,

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM


10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Prepare Now for the October Case Mix Group Changes
Lisa Werner, MBA, MS, SLP, Director of Consulting Services, Fleming-AOD and eRehabData® 

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Recruitment to Retention; and Everything in Between
Emily Babson, RACR, Director of Organizational Development & Leadership Training, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch and Networking

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Payor Provider Partnerships
Bryan Williams, PT, MS, Cert.MDT, Vice President of Medical Group, Contract Services & Outpatient Operations, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

John Fox, MD, MHA, Vice President & Associate Chief Medical Officer, Priority Health

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Virtual Technology Optimized for Patient Access
Jeff Munford, MBA, Director of Access and Business Development, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital 

Jason Peoples, Virtual Care Developer, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM


3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Creating Vision for Expansion and Development of your Rehabilitation Program
Jeff Garber, MPH, Chief Strategy Officer, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Kris Tennant, OTR/MPT, Director of Acute, Day Rehab and Inpatient Rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed at Sparrow

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Tour of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital